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as thousands wake up to rain, snow, and strong winds. this-- just hours after we experienced almost summer like conditions in the area. our stormwatch weather team is breaking down the hour-by-hour forecast. plus, we are learning more about the powerful storm system that devestated several communities across the south. just as the clean up gets underway. good morning washington. - winter weather advisory for nw suburbs until 9am - rain and wet snow through 9am - cold & very blustery day (feels 20s) - pm snow flurries/snow squalls - warmth returns this weekend (60s) today: am rain and snow showers. cold and very windy. pm snow flurries/showers. highs: 35-40 winds: nw 1
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tonight: partly cloudy and cold. diminishing winds. lows: 19-23 winds: nw 5-10 mph friday: sunny early becoming mostly cloudy. cold. highs: 37-42 winds: s 5-10 mph - winter weather advisory for nw suburbs until 9am - rain and wet snow through 9am - cold & very blustery day (feels 20s) - pm snow flurries/snow squalls - warmth returns this weekend (60s) today: am rain and snow showers. cold and very windy. pm snow flurries/showers. highs: 35-40 winds: nw 15-25 g 35+ mph tonight: partly cloudy and cold. diminishing winds. lows: 19-23 winds: nw 5-10 mph friday: sunny early becoming mostly cloudy. cold. highs: 37-42 winds: s 5-10 mph
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mix of wet weather
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this morning-- a much bigger clean up is happening in the gulf. the national weather service now confirming that an e-f three tornado, touched down in louisiana, destroying entire neighborhoods. abc's steve osunsami has more. president trump making headlines
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takes aim at nordstrom -- in defense of his daughter. nordstrom stopped carrying ivanka trump's clothing line - citing brand performance. the president- now voicing his displeasure on twitter. he tweeted first on his personal account -- "my daughter ivanka has been treated unfairly by nordstrom." then - he re-tweeted it from the presidential account. critics were quick to call that re-tweet unethical-- saying president trump should not use official white house platforms for private business matters. the white house says president trump was simply defending his daughter. meanwhile-- the nation is still waiting to hear about the future of president trump's halted travel ban. a federal court heard arguments on the controversial order tuesday- but is not ready to rule. meanwhile- just last night, the president told reporters that he wanted to give travelers a month's notice before instituting the ban. but claims that he was overruled by law enforcement. he did not give the names of any of the officials that he discussed the
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after the ban was suddenly instituted last week-- president trump defended it on tweeter saying that advance warning could have led to a flood of migrants entering the us. we're on watch for the ruling around the clock - stay with abc-7 and wjla.com. some of recent comments on twitter about the ban-- are coming under fire from a surprising critic-- the president's supreme court nominee, neal gorsuch. gorsuch called president trump's tweets about the federal judge that blocked his travel ban... quote... "demoralizing and disheartening." in a meeting ... gorsuch told senate minority leader charles schumer that an attack on his fellow judges is an attack on them all. a family is recovering this morning after they are rescued from a serious house fire in southeast d-c. firefighters rescued a 95-year-old woman from a second-floor bedroom in her home on xenia street. paramedics rushed her to the hospital in serious condition. the woman's son said he was in the basement when the fire started. firefi
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they got the woman out of the home just in time. investigators are blaming an unattended frying pan for starting the fire. coming up-- treacherous roads in the northeast causing serious problems for drivers. and this was just the beginning. we'll show you what we mean.. coming up. plus, a winter weather advisory in effect-- just hours after summer-like temperatures. and a serious winter storm-- now slamming the northeast. meteorologist veronica johnson is breaking it all down, when we come back. - winter weather advisory
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- rain and wet snow through 9am - cold & very blustery day (feels 20s) - pm snow flurries/snow squalls - warmth returns this weekend (60s) today: am rain and snow showers. cold and very windy. pm snow flurries/showers. highs: 35-40 winds: nw 15-25 g 35+ mph tonight: partly cloudy and cold. diminishing winds. lows: 19-23 winds: nw 5-10 mph friday: sunny early becoming mostly cloudy. cold. highs: 37-42 winds: s 5-10 mph
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coming up. slip of the tongue.
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press secretary now clarifying his comments after referencing a terror attack-- that never happened. what press secretary sean spicer says he meant to say... coming up. this is a look at allentown, pennsylvania where snow is coming down this morning. what does fearless look like? what does it feel like? does fearless age? or does it simply grow... stronger? fearless looks a little different to us all. but with a new carefirst medplus medigap plan,
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spicer is clarifying his comments-- after he alludes to a recent terror attack-- in atlanta. spicer first made the reference on a january 29 appearance on abc's "this week". during the interview spicer said "what do you say to someone who lost a family member in a terror attack in atlanta or san bernardino". he's made similar references at least two more times in televised interviews. there has never been an islamist terror attack in atlanta. in an email to abc news wednesday, spicer finally addressed his repeated reference to an atlanta terror attack, writing that he "clearly meant orlando." last week-- white house adviser kellyenne conway apologized for referring repeatedly referencing a
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has now acknowledges never happened. developing now-- a popular maryland coach-- now facing numerous sex assault charges. police say warner murphy was a coach at the laurel boys and girls club for the last three years. now-- he's accused of sexually assaulting two women at his home. the victims tell police that murphy gave them alcohol then forced himself on them. his co-workers say they are very surprised at the allegations. police say murphy abused one of his victims, a teenage relative, almost daily. he is now free on 100-thousand dollars bond and is due back in court on march first. only on 7: it's mail you wait for. important tax documents- even paychecks. so why was pile of it found on the porch of an abandoned home?? tim barber reports. take a look at this vide-
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in lynn, massachusetts shot this video as cars slid down their icy street- striking several other vehicles.
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reported. this was just one of dozens of accidents reported in new england, amid dangerous winter weather. this was the scene, not far away in wakefield, massachesstes. icy roads there triggered a 55-car pile up! eight people suffered minor injuries and the highway had to be shutdown for hours. there's more wintry weather ahead. as much as a foot of snow could fall in some places. in boston- most schools have already closed for the day. at xx time for weather. toss to eileen - winter weather advisory for nw suburbs until 9am - rain and wet snow through 9am - cold & very blustery day (feels 20s) - pm snow flurries/snow squalls - warmth returns this
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today: am rain and snow showers. cold and very windy. pm snow flurries/showers. highs: 35-40 winds: nw 15-25 g 35+ mph tonight: partly cloudy and cold. diminishing winds. lows: 19-23 winds: nw 5-10 mph friday: sunny early becoming mostly cloudy. cold. highs: 37-42 winds: s 5-10 mph
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unavoidable in nascar. but from now on-- it will be a lot harder for impacted drivers to stay in the race. starting this year-- nascar says any damaged race car that is taken into the garage is prohibited from re-entering the race.
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can't fix a damaged car within five minutes on pit road-- their day is done. teams are also prohibited from adding any pieces to the car while fixing the damage. it's fair to assume the new rules will cost a lot of teams some points in 2017. there is much more ahead on good morning washington. those summer like conditions are gone, and a winter weather advisory is in effect. we are breaking down this storm system and its impact.. coming up. system and its impact.. coming up.
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moving out. rain and snow started to fall across the d.m.v. while it could cause some problems for us - philly, new york and new england are about to get socked with winter wather. good morning washington i'm autria godfrey. and i'm larry smith. live team coverage starting with stormwatch7 meteorologist veronica johnson. - winter weather advisory for nw suburbs until 9am - rain and wet snow through 9am - cold & very blustery day (feels 20s) - pm snow flurries/snow squalls - warmth returns this weekend (60s) today: am rain and snow showers. cold and very windy. pm snow flurries/showers. highs: 35-40 winds: nw 15-25 g 35+ mph tonight: partly cloudy and cold. diminishing winds. lows: 19-23 winds: nw 5-10 mph friday: sunny early becoming mostly cloudy. cold. highs: 37-42

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